Headlines for Sunday, January 20, 2002

  • Booklet, Harlan's Holiday to Meet Again in Fountain of Youth

    Booklet and Harlan's Holiday, the respective first and second place finishers in Saturday's Holy Bull Stakes, are expected to meet again Feb. 16 in the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I), the next step on the road to the Florida Derby (gr. I).

  • Affluent (6) wins a stretch duel with Royally Chosen (foreground) in the El Encino.

    Affluent Wins Stretch Duel to Take El Encino

    Affluent squeezed through a narrow opening on the inside and won a fierce stretch battle over Royally Chosen in the $150,000 El Encino Stakes on Sunday at Santa Anita Park.

  • Crash Course (5) passes Unite's Big Red, obscured behind Crash Course, and Eltawaasul, right,  to win the Mac Diarmida Handicap.

    Crash Course Drives to Mac Diarmida Victory

    Crash Course rallied to win Sunday in the $100,000, grade III Mac Diarmida Handicap for older horses. Crash Course, ridden by jockey Jerry Bailey, finished a half length ahead of Unite's Big Red, a 28-1 shot.

  • Maryland Jockey Club Lures Analyst from Charles Town

    The Maryland Jockey Club has hired Frank Carulli as racing analyst and handicapper effective Jan. 30. Carulli, 39, racing analyst and publicity coordinator at Charles Town, will take over duties at Pimlico and Laurel Park now shared by three people.

  • Leland and Sue Cook Win Top Award in Texas

    Leland and Sue Cook, owners of Richland Ranch near Corsicana, Texas, received the top award Saturday night at the Texas Thoroughbred Association's annual banquet in Austin.